Index of Headings

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ORGANIZATIONS: ISSUES:

Social Justice

  • American Friends Service Committee working here and around the world for social justice for the poor and peace
  • Cool Anglican Page great links, articles, from the Diocese of Newark, NJ
  • Bruderhof Community contemplative community involved in social justice
  • Center of Concern works for theological, economic, political, etc.reflection, and study to bring about solutions for a just social order around the world

    Roman Catholic

  • Christian Aid (U.S.A)
  • Christian Aid (U.K.) Group that works on global issues of poverty, fighting multinational corporate exploitation, human rights, etc.
  • Christian Socialist Movement UK based
  • Evangelical Environmental Network
  • Evangelicals for Social Action
  • evangelicals committed to social justice, environmental stewardship, and peacemaking, members include Jim Wallis, Ron Sider, Tony Compolo
  • Oath to live lives of social justice by the Secular Franciscans Order
  • Institute for Peace and Justice (St. Louis, Missouri)
  • Islamic sayings for Justice
  • Jesuit Social Justice Centre
  • Australian based fighting for peace, aboriginal rights, and for other marginalised people

    Jewish:

  • Just Peace Institute
  • Lutheran

    Methodist (New Zealand)

  • National Council of Churches of Christ (U.S.). The NCC speaks on a variety of social justice issues from time to time.
  • Sojourners
  • social justice magazine and community

    United Church of Christ:

    United Methodist:

  • Unitarian Universalist Association
  • home for the religious liberal
  • World Council of Churches
  • ecumenical body of hundreds of christians churches around the world, strong on human rights, peacemaking, dialogue

    Children's Issues

  • "Children and Poverty"Initiative of the United Methodist Bishops.
  • Reform Judaism's Religious Action Center: Stand up for Children! Working with the Children's Defence Fund in stopping meanspirited cuts that affect the most vulnerable..our children.
  • Stand for Children

    Criminal Justice/Restorative Justice

  • Abolish Capital Punishment Now!
  • Amnesty International
  • Bruderhof Community [ on the Death Penalty ] [other links ]
  • Criminal Justice.Net
  • Dead Man Walking: Sister Helen Prejean C.S.J...speaks on the movie and the death penalty
  • Death Penalty Information
  • Equal Justice USA
  • Fight the Death Penalty in US
  • Friends Committee to Abolish the Death Penalty
  • Links Toward Abolition
  • MCC news stories on Restorative Justice
  • Nebraskans Against the Death Penalty
  • Prison Connections
  • Prison Issues Desk
  • Prison Law Page
  • Restorative Justice Project
  • Virginians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty
  • Voice of the Prisoner

  • Economic Justice

  • Economic Justice in the U.S.
  • Ministry of Money
  • A few (mostly secular) resource links

  • Education

  • National Dropout Prevention Center
  • A handful of secular resource links.

  • Environment

  • Evangelical Environmental Network
  • Environmental Justice Newsletter united methodist environmental newsletter
  • How to make sure your congregation, synagogue is "Green" and environmental

  • Health Care/Medical Ethics

  • Health Care/Medical Ethics links
  • Pennsylvania Council of Churches Health Links
  • Medical Ethics: end-of-life decisions
  • Mennonite Mutual Aid Medical Ethics Resources

  • Homelessness

  • National. Coalition for the Homeless Tracks current U.S. legislative issues

    Hunger

  • Mazon Jewish anti-hunger organization
  • Bread for the World Christian citizen's organization that monitors U.S. legislation on hunger and related issues
  • Links to secular organizations concerned with Food and Hunger

    Legislation

  • Friends Committee on National Legislation
  • US legislation
  • Get involved, become a Religious Action Center Advocate get updates on legislation, make a difference!
  • United Church of Christ Congressional voting guide
  • Mennonite
  • Canadian legislation
  • Washington Memo on U.S. Legislation.
  • Social Action Forum
  • Pennsylvania and U.S. Legislation and political advocacy resources.

    Religious Tolerance and Respect for Liberty

  • Response to the Religious Right by Sojourners
  • Interfaith Working Group
  • Ontario Centre for Religious Tolerance

  • Peace

  • Order of St.Benedict Peace Links
  • Justice & Peace Committee, Saint John's Abbey
  • Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors Provides information about U.S. draft registration, supports conscientious objectors and promotes resistance to war and preparations for war.
  • Christian Peacemaker Teams finding non-violent alternatives to war and organized violence to achieve social justice
  • Fellowship of Reconciliation
  • (National)
  • Fellowship of Reconciliation (Minnesota)
  • the umbrella group housing all the major Christian denominational peace groups such as Lutheran Peace Fellowship, etc..in the forefront for peace issues
  • Lehigh Pocono Committe of Concern
  • Peace Center (Bethlehem, PA)
  • Friends for a Nonviolent World
  • Quaker peace group
  • Jewish Peace Fellowship
  • Just Peacemaking
  • Mennonite Peace and Justice Committee
  • Pax Christi International
  • catholic pacifist group
  • Pax Christi Eden Prune, MN
  • Quaker Peace Page
  • Ploughshares
  • The Thomas Merton Center Peace and Social Justice Center (Pittsburgh, PA).


    Theology

  • Redeemer's Episcopal Church liberation theology site
  • Theology and Theological Research links.

    Welfare Reform/Poverty

  • Sojourners (See Call to Renwal and "The Issue is Poverty" in March/April 1997 issue of Sojourners magazine.)
  • Studies and reports on Welfare Reform (secular).


    Other Links for Faith-Based Social Justice Resources

  • Dwight Welch's Faith and Social Justice Links page;
  • also see Dwight's Political Resource Links

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    Last Updated: 9/16/02
    Created: 3/24/02